ICC Champions Trophy Warm-up Matches, Australia v India at Cardiff, Jun 4, 2013
Played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff (neutral venue)
4 June 2013 (50-over match)
21.1

Watson to Dhoni, SIX, And Dhoni greets him with a towering six over long on. walks into that shot and unleashes a full swing of his arms and watches it sail over the boundary.

21.2

Watson to Dhoni, no run, around the off stump and its chopped off the back foot to point

21.3

Watson to Dhoni, no run, on a length and on the off stump. he moves across and defends it

21.4

Watson to Dhoni, 2 runs, full and wide. Dhoni gets down on one knee, reaches out and times it quite well through point. Sweeper cover races to his left, dives and saves it

21.5

Watson to Dhoni, 1 run, on the stumps and drifting leg side. He turns it down to square leg off the back foot

21.6

Watson to Karthik, no run, Good line and length. Homes in on off stump and Karthik moves forward and blocks it.

India 84/5   SR Watson 1-0-9-0
23.1

Watson to Dhoni, no run, Good length on off stump. He defends it out to point

23.2

Watson to Dhoni, no run, thats on the stumps, drifting in just a little but but Dhoni plays it safely down the wicket for midwicket to come round and tidy up

23.3

Watson to Dhoni, 1 run, Dug in, but it only reaches as high as his chest and Dhoni pulls it powerfully out to the fielder at deep midwicket

23.4

Watson to Karthik, 2 runs, Short, but that only gets up as far as his waist. Karthik pulls it hard in front of square to deep midwicket

23.5

Watson to Karthik, no run, tries to open the face, but the ball moves away to beat him. Lucky not to get the edge

23.6

Watson to Karthik, no run, Good length ball on off stump and good solid defence from Karthik.

India 97/5   SR Watson 2-0-12-0
25.1

Watson to Karthik, no run, Down the track and tries to hit it too hard. No timing on it and it goes out to mid-on

25.2

Watson to Karthik, 1 run, back of a length outside off and he opens the face to guide it fine of point

25.3

Watson to Dhoni, 1 run, Full outside off and Dhoni's forward push, though powerful goes only as far as the covers

25.4

Watson to Karthik, no run, Oh, well bowled. Points to the bowler there. He comes down the track but he bowls it short and angles it in at the batsman. Karthik had to be quick with his evasive action and he was

25.5

Watson to Karthik, FOUR, Excellent timing. He's on the backfoot waiting and he pulls it fine and the ball flies away to the boundary, beating deep square leg

25.6

Watson to Karthik, no run, He hasn't been discouraged from walking down the track. This time its a good length ball and is defended away to the off side

India 107/5   SR Watson 3-0-18-0
27.1

Watson to Karthik, no run, Oh, he missed out. Short and wide and he slaps it straight to point

27.2

Watson to Karthik, no run, Lazy shot from Karthik. Lucky not to get the edge. Drives on the up extravagantly and misses it completely

27.3

Watson to Karthik, 1 run, good length, angling into middle and Karthik gets behind it nicely and tucks it down to fine leg

27.4

Watson to Dhoni, 1 run, Good length ball, drifting in after pitching and Dhoni taps it out between cover and mid-off and is immediately off for that single. Well run

27.5

Watson to Karthik, 1 run, Good run again. Driven straight down the ground, the bowler gets a hand to it and slows it down and the batsmen sneak through before mid-off could get to it

27.6

Watson to Dhoni, no run, good length on off stump and it gets the straight, dead bat from Dhoni

India 112/5   SR Watson 4-0-21-0
29.1

Watson to Dhoni, 1 run, Back of a length outside off and he guides it down to third man

29.2

Watson to Karthik, no run, Fullish length on the off stump and its defended out to cover

29.3

Watson to Karthik, 1 run, on the front foot and he angles the bat for the ball to go down to third man

29.4

Watson to Dhoni, no run, Lots of action there. Dhoni dabs it out to the off side and looks for the single but the fielder comes in quickly and hits the stumps. Karthik was safely back inside the crease

29.5

Watson to Dhoni, no run, Back of a length and outside off and he moves back to chops it to point

29.6

Watson to Dhoni, no run, on the stumps, good length and Dhoni goes back and pushes it out to the off side

India 122/5   SR Watson 5-0-23-0
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